Gov & Administrative Law Questions & Answers

Q: How do I obtain a letter showing disposition of a past case in Ky?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Military Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Go to the circuit clerks office in the county where the case occurred and ask for a certified copy of the disposition of the case.
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Q: Immigration officer informed my parents to stay only for a month, but I94 shows 6 months

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2018
Carl Shusterman's answer
If their I-94s are valid for 6 months, they can remain in the US for 6 months.
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Q: Can the Arkansas sex offender board access a person as a level 4 without a judge's court order?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Apr 14, 2018
Stewart Whaley's answer
SOCNA can assign a level without a Judge ever being involved. For judicial review: (1) appeal the decision to SOCNA, they review (and certainly will NOT decide they were wrong) and you remain a level 4. (2) now you can appeal to an ELECTED circuit court judge.

Getting a Level 4 (the max; sexually violent predator; most likely to re-offend) reduced to a 3 is a very, very difficult process with low probability of success. Consult an Arkansas attorney with experience in sex offender...
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Q: Hello, I have a question regarding drug court. I recently had (in February mid February) missed a court date.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Answered on Apr 12, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info is needed

when you do not appear a bench warrant is issued. They do not notify you of that BW.

you should have responded when the police were there and just made the case a lot more complicated.

no idea what all the warrants are for but certainly not good for you;
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Q: Ive reason to believe fiance is involved in ficticuous lawsuit vs Bedford, Bedford County, VA along w his ex. Ive ??

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and International Law for North Carolina on
Answered on Apr 11, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
If by fictitious, you mean that he is lying to you about whether there is a lawsuit, that is pretty easy to check these days. Most courts have their dockets on line indexed by party names.

If you mean that an existing suit is a fraud, I’m sure the Commonwealth Attorney in the county would chat with you.

You may want to take a lawyer to this meeting or, at least, talk to one first. If it is a qui tam case, you might get a reward, but only if you do it right. If you were used...
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Q: In Florida, do I need to wait 3 years to remove points off my license ? Or is there something that I can do before ?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Gov & Administrative Law and Traffic Tickets for Florida on
Answered on Apr 11, 2018
Andy Wayne Williamson's answer
There is not an action that you can do to remove points. The points basically drop off automatically after a certain period of time. The issue is not the points, but how many points you accumulate over a certain period of time.

12 points within 12 months―30 days.

18 points within 18 months―3 months.

24 points within 36 months―1 year.

Hope this helps.
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Q: My husband was threatened to say what the detective wanted them to say.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 10, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Hire a criminal attorney. Not enough details to give you an opinion.
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Q: My court hearing with dfcs is tomorrow. can i go to courthouse today and request a attorney or is it too late?

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody, Gov & Administrative Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 9, 2018
P. Justin Thrailkill's answer
You need to speak with an attorney ASAP. If this is a permanency hearing, you should've already been afforded the opportunity to get a court appointed attorney. If you have not, ask for one tomorrow. They will have to determine if you qualify for a court appointed attorney, so they may have to continue the hearing IF you haven't already applied and been denied, or if you haven't refused at an earlier hearing.
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Q: Can I legally drive a golf cart on public roads in Corpus Christi, TX. Also, Do i need insurance and registration for it

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Answered on Apr 5, 2018
Donivan Flowers' answer
According to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, Registration is not needed to operate your golf cart on a public road. State law allows for use of golf carts with a slow-moving vehicle emblem in the following situations: in master planned communities with a uniform set of restrictive covenants in place, on public or private beaches, during the daytime and no more than two miles from where the owner usually parks the golf cart and for transportation to or from a golf course, or to cross...
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Q: I have been done seriously wrong by the city of Edgewater, Florida. How can I find a lawyer who will fight the city?

1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime, Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Libel & Slander for Florida on
Answered on Apr 2, 2018
Gordon Charles Webb's answer
Go online and look for an attorney with experience handling civil rights claims.
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Q: In the state of Georgia, will text messages hold up in court?

3 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Communications Law for Georgia on
Answered on Apr 2, 2018
Regina Irene Edwards' answer
Yes, if they are properly introduced.
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Q: Mom says yes , Dad says no ,Do you need both parents permission to be able to leave From state To state ?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Answered on Mar 17, 2018
P. Justin Thrailkill's answer
If you are a minor, yes.
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Q: Is it legal for me to sell fda approved supplements? Or do I need some type of license first?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Business Law for Texas on
Answered on Mar 11, 2018
Grant St Julian III's answer
It depends on the specific supplements and how you want to sell the (internet only, storefront etc.) Talki with a business/corporate attorney in your area.
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Q: Can a law firm change your lawyer on you without notice and proceed charge you the time it takes to review your case?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Mar 9, 2018
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer
In general they cannot charge you twice for the same thing, BUT you need to read your retainer agreement.
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Q: If someone takes photos of me when I walk outside of my apartment in order to try to use them against me what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Real Estate Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Answered on Mar 9, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
It is not a crime to photograph a person in this situation. The law against Invasive Visual Recordings only applies to taking photos of a person's intimate areas not subject to public view, without consent, and with intent to invade privacy.

Every element of an offense must be satisfied. This means that although the photos are taken without consent, the law does not apply to your situation because the subject of the photo is you and your dog (rather than your private parts) and the...
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Q: Is it okay to finish filing for the petition without a lawyer? He won't be taken will he?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Ohio on
Answered on Mar 5, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
You really need to work with an attorney on this. That amount of time out of status could become a real problem for you.
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Q: Have all citizens of the US and their property have been pledged to a public charitable trust as collateral?

2 Answers | Asked in Banking, Business Formation, Business Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Answered on Feb 23, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
No, it is a fantasy of the so-called "Sovereign Citizen" movement. There is absolutely no truth to this myth.
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Q: For New York state if I owe $1000 in arrears can they take all $6000?

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
not clear who and what and why this is under pennsylvania law?

Please re ask but with some facts.
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Q: I am a financial advisor and declared bankruptcy Due to a lost court case. Can I still practice in my field afterwards?

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018
Stuart Nachbar's answer
That is a question for the licensing boards. There would be no prohibition resulting from the bankruptcy.
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Q: In a small town in Oklahoma, the Chief of Police has his son as Assistant Chief. Does this violate state nepotism laws?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018
Keegan Kelley Harroz's answer
It is not a state law. Each jurisdiction enacts their own policies.
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